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Here I go again! Starting another new year in the same old leaky boat as the previous uncountable New Year's. I have approximately 60 pounds to shed...not as many as some people but certainly enough to make me uncomfortable and unhealthy. I was doing well this past summer and was down almost 20 pounds but I find that I am easily distracted by life's stresses. My good habits,so precarious and fragile,get bull-dozed by very deeply ingrained old,destructive habits of emotional survival. I medicate ...
Here I go again! Starting another new year in the same old leaky boat as the previous uncountable New Year's. I have approximately 60 pounds to shed...not as many as some people but certainly enough to make me uncomfortable and unhealthy. I was doing well this past summer and was down almost 20 pounds but I find that I am easily distracted by life's stresses. My good habits,so precarious and fragile,get bull-dozed by very deeply ingrained old,destructive habits of emotional survival. I medicate myself with large amounts unhealthy food. And I've done this for a large part of my life. It's so easy to get lazy and gain the weight right back. Trying to break the repetitive cycle is the hardest project I have ever undertaken. I have to focus on one day at a time from now on,like an alcoholic.
Here goes something.....taking my best shot at it. :)
I cannot believe how well I am doing...June 2011...well...yes I can.I've worked hard but I'm worth working hard for.
It is now two years later. I will NOT be wasting any more time on this. I WILL prevail.March 2013.
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Member Since: 2/4/2009

SparkPoints: 50,915

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My Goals:
I want to get healthier, and find some balance in my eating life. I feel very out of control. I want to eat to live,not the other way around!

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I walk pretty much every day...it's my eating habits that are spinning out of control. I need help, and accountability, and this site looks like it may be just what I've been looking for.

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I'm an artist, have been interested in art all my life. I work for a puzzle company designing trick puzzles,so I get to draw as a job.
I have four children, pretty much all grown, my daughter got married this past fall. My husband and our cat live with me in a 150 year old Victorian house. And I have one grandchild,Ethan who will be seven soon.

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KTMORRILL
10/12/2013 5:32:23 PM

I feel we are going to do it this time Cheryl!!!! Positive vibres coming your way! emoticon



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NORASPAT
9/26/2013 9:17:27 PM

Hi again. I wonder if you had a minute to read my blog. I had to go to the eye Dr with the second cataract. I was seeing flashes of light and also black spaces. The head ache was really bad.
The Dr saw me on Tuesday and diagnosed IRITIS the IRIS OF the is massively inflamed. Solution is hourly doses of prednisone for three days every hour I am awake. Then every 2 hours for three days and back to DR.
It can make the eye permanently blind, so it is scary right now,
HUGS Pat in Maine. He did say not too much computer and no exercise except short walks when there is NO wind, I still wear the dark glasses.
Steroids make me hungry and that is why they make people gain weight. I would rather gain weight than lose my sight. HUGS to both of you.

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NORASPAT
9/22/2013 8:15:08 PM

YES, we found three sets of laces and the lady re-laced my sneakers for me.
We also found and drove by the place where Peter might work. 30 minutes from you as a matter of fact.
We got home and I was able to get to the compatibility Mode in Vista so it went well. I also found it in XP so later I will check if it works as well tomorrow as it is tonight. HUGS and much Love Pat emoticon emoticon



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NORASPAT
9/12/2013 10:22:01 PM

iSENT A GOODIE BUT IT DISAPPEARED i WILL TRY AGAIN.



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9/12/2013 6:29:07 PM

Hi there this month flew by . I had hoped to get down there but my eyes were not up to it, ALLERGY season. I thought the eye Dr was bot going to do it but he did this morning I have the Fony at 200 so I just want to say---I miss you. I hope the cake lady is finished and you have moved on. Hugs and much love . Pat emoticon emoticon emoticon



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